Following on from Victoria’s Multicultural Festival, Culture Waves will also take place on Saturday 23 March. It takes us into the night with a special music event for young people featuring some of Victoria’s most acclaimed young artists.
This free evening of incredible music celebrates how cultural diversity is influencing Victoria’s local music scene.
5:30 PM | DJ COOKIE
DJ Cookie is the moniker of Angela Schilling, a DJ, curator, artist and musician who draws influence from soul, alt-pop, RnB, hip hop, and garage as well as leaning into heavier underground bass and house territory in the club.
6:30 PM | SAMUEL GASKIN
With African and New Zealand heritage and professional roots in commercial dance, Samuel Gaskin has always been one to stand out in a crowd. His hypnotic signature sound features crystal clear vocals, lush harmonies and tribal vocal loops that create mesmerising rhythms.
6:35 PM | SPEECHES
Hosted by Victorian Multicultural Commission Chairperson Helen Kapalos.
7.15 PM | ADRIAN EAGLE
Soul singer/song-writer vocalises over reggae, soul, hip-hop & acoustic flavoured beats. Adrian Eagle has overcome some tough times that he has now turned that struggle into a powerful message of self-love and positivity through his music.
8.15 PM | KAIIT
At only 21-years old, PNG-born Kaiit has shaken up the world of future-soul and RnB with her inimitable style and edgy aesthetic. Honeyed vocals, fierce rhymes and a bold electric style to match, PNG-born Kaiit brings you a whole lot of attitude and sweet soul sounds.
9.15 PM | BAKER BOY
Young, strong and proud Baker Boy raps in Yolngu Matha language representing his Arnhem Land families. Baker Boy has toured extensively in Australia and internationally at major festivals, conferences and at a grass roots level at remote, urban and regional Indigenous communities.
23 March 2019, 6.30PM